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  1. John,1838–1922, U.S. merchant and philanthropist.
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Examples from the Web for wanamaker

Historical Examples

  • If it's ten dollars, "Sale at Wanamaker's, latest style French hats $9.98."

    Crimes of Charity

    Konrad Bercovici

  • Wanamaker attracted to himself the forces that make a merchant prince.

    The Victorious Attitude

    Orison Swett Marden

  • Postmaster-General Wanamaker had already subscribed $1000 in Philadelphia.

    History of the Johnstown Flood

    Willis Fletcher Johnson

  • She left this at Wanamaker's, ducking and dodging through the crowded aisles.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy

    Harold MacGrath

  • When you visit Wanamaker's you do not have to buy unless you choose.